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the legal process by which a person is detained after serving a sentence due to concerns that they will commit further crimes

civil commitment

2

megan's law

permits the public release of specific information about sexual offenders

3

zachary's law

the creation of a publicly accessible state website listing info about known sex offenders

4

adam walsh child protection and safety act

amendments to community based sex offender management

5

christopher's law

an ontario provincial sex offender registry

6

what are the 2 sex offender registries in canada?

national sex offender registry and sex offender information registration act

7

base rate

the proportion of sex offenders that will commit another offence

8

what does a survival curve measure?

the time at which released sex offenders reoffend

9

predict reoffence and do reoffend

true positive

10

predict reoffence and do not reoffend

false positive

11

predict no reoffence and do reoffend

false negative

12

predict no reoffence and do not reoffend

true negative

13

what did a meta-analysis of sex offender recidivism show?

recidivism rates decrease in frequency over time

14

individual characteristics associated with risk of reoffending that are rapidly changing such as mood

acute dynamic factors

15

an assessment and rehabilitation theory that suggests it is possible to accurately predict the likelihood that someone will reoffend and provides principles on how to reduce the risk

risk-need-responsivity model

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warrant expiry date

an option to detain a sex offender until the very end of their sentence with no statutory release

17

810.1 order

a community prohibition order including conditions to monitor and limit a released sex offender's activity

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3 therapy techniques used to treat sex offenders

cognitive behavioural therapy, relapse prevention, and good lives model

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what is the intention of relapse prevention techniques?

to help identify, anticipate, and cope with triggers that may lead to potential reoffence

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what is the goal of the good lives model?

to help identify obstacles blocking the patient from living a good life